Mary Louise Murray

  • Born: December 21, 1932
  • Died: January 12, 2019
  • Location: San Antonio, Texas

Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
Tel. (210) 227-8221

Tribute & Message From The Family

... beloved wife, Mother, grandmother, sister and aunt ...

Mary Louise V. Murray., beloved wife, Mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the age of 86. Her final days were spent at home with sons, family and close friends at her side.

Mary Louise V. Murray is preceded in death by her husband Walter Murray, her parents Joe and Josephine Vera, her older siblings Art Vera and Esther Delgado. She attended Smith Elementary, Edgar Allen Poe Jr. High and is a graduate of Fox Tech Class of 1951 where she was a red jacket for 3 years.

Mary Louise V. Murray retired after 32 years of dedicated and devoted Federal Civil Service from the Office of Civilian Personal Management at Kelly Air Force Base, Texas. She proudly served St. James the Apostle Catholic Church as a member of the St. James Ladies Auxiliary for 25 years and the Guadalupana Society for 39 years. She was a parishioner for over 30 years, served on The Parish Pastoral Council and for many years was active in organizing church festivals. She served as a committee officer and was an active participant for the Fox Tech Class reunions 51, 52 and 53.

Mary Louise V. Murray enjoyed shopping and going to Estate sales, Kickapoo and Coushatta casinos to gamble with her husband Walter. A lifetime San Antonio SPURS and Dallas Cowboys fan she loved being in the company of family and friends.

Mary Louise V. Murray is survived by her three sons; Michael Anthony Loveland, Colorado; Walter Joseph, San Antonio, Texas; Darrell James, Houston, Texas; two granddaughters: Kayla Jo and Alyse Lynn Murray, Loveland Colorado; nephew Arthur Vera Jr, great niece Linda V. Lira, great nephew Lance L. Lira, great niece Irene V. Perez and especially devoted felines, Chacho Boy and Chacha girl.

Visitation will be on Monday, January 28th beginning at 5pm at Porter Loring Funeral Home/McCullough Ave. with reciting of the rosary at 7:30pm in the chapel.

On Tuesday, January 29th, a procession will depart Porter Loring Chapel at 9:30am for a Mass at St. James the Apostle Catholic Church at 10am, 907 West Theo Ave. with interment to follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.